14th Feb 2017

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The Low Carbon Future of Transport

Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the rapid rise of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV) in the UK and how this will contribute to a low-carbon future. Since 2008 and the launch of the…

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28th Oct 2016

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Can the Government Meet its House Building Target?

Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the Government’s target of building one million homes by 2020 and the progress that has been made so far. Following on from the general election last year,…

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18th Oct 2016

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An Evening with The Experts

As Chief Executive of the NAPIT Group, providing members with all the technical and regulatory information they need in order to work competently and safely is one of my key objectives. To provide this information…

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18th Aug 2016

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Simplify to Clarify – Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector

Electrical Safety in the Private Rented Sector is poor. In 2014, 16% of private rented sector tenants in England experienced problems with electrical hazards, which equates to nearly 1.5 million people living with unsafe electrics….

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31st May 2016

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Electrically Speaking

NAPIT Managing Director of Standards David Cowburn discusses how a new NAPIT Electrical Inspector Scheme will drive up safety within the domestic, commercial and industrial sectors. Excellence in electrical inspection and testing is one of the…

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24th Mar 2016

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A New Deal for Energy Efficiency

Chairman Frank Bertie outlines the NAPIT Trade Association’s stance on the energy efficiency market following a comprehensive submission to the Every Home Matters review The Government’s track record on increasing the energy efficiency of buildings…

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19th Feb 2016

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Introducing New Head of Training Michael Collinge

As Chief Executive of the NAPIT Group, an organisation committed to promoting trade competence, it is difficult for me to overstate the importance of providing access to the right training. In fact, the continuity and…

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26th Jan 2016

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Looking ahead to the future of Solar PV…

If I were to sum up the Government’s response to the latest Feed-in Tariff consultation, I would say the outcome was brighter than expected. The initial proposals to cut tariffs by up to 87% (1.63p/kWh…

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3rd Dec 2015

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Winter is coming… but it won’t be a whiteout for business

It’s that time of year again. The time where we might all have expected to emerge, dazed and confused from the upheaval of the Chancellor’s latest financial plans. Thankfully, however, there are more than a…

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29th Oct 2015

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Why taking the initiative is so important

I’m Mike Andrews, CEO of NAPIT, and welcome to the latest in a series of blogs where our experts discuss the industry’s big issues. In this blog, Frank Bertie explains why positive change is vital…

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